Israel Economic Mission to Canada

Israel Economic Mission to Canada

February 18, 2009 09:00 ET

Banking on Israeli IT: A Forum & Presentations Highlighting Technology Solutions for Banking & Financial Institutions

February 24, 2009 - Toronto Ontario Investment & Trade Centre 250 Yonge Street, 35th Floor

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 18, 2009) -

To the attention of Business & Technology Editors

For the first time in Canada, Israeli software companies will present their solutions and technologies to Canada's banking and financial institutions.
The event will include a Canadian expert panel discussion titled "Achieving IT Security in an Insecure World" and a key note speech by Mike Cook, Partner with IBM Canada, Global Business Services.

This IT gathering will offer a forum to explore these exciting innovative companies as well as networking with other financial industry leaders and leading global integration partners.

Eleven cutting-edge Israeli IT companies will showcase their solutions and technologies for the banking and financial institutions. Among the technologies presented by the Israeli companies: Anti fraud and anti laundering technologies, encryption, on-line security, mobile banking, on-line payment systems, disaster recovery/business continuity, application access and virtualization solutions.

The participating Israeli companies are: Actimize; Aladdin Knowledge Systems; Axxana; Correlsense; Eglue Business Technologies; Intellinx; OpTier; PerSay; Safend; SELA; Spatiq Security. To review the companies' profiles please visit www.israeltrade.ca.

Ties between Canada's and Israel's IT communities are growing. Recently, the Blackberry Fund announced an $8 million co-investment in Israel's Worldmate, a mobile application company.

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